Master of Engineering

The table below shows a detailed timeline of items that you need to complete in order to obtain a degree and prepare for arrival on campus. Click on the buttons for more information.

You can check the Current Students area of MyMichiganTech for a detailed checklist of items that are required for you at this time, and see a list of items that are complete or pending for each degree you are pursuing. See the Graduate School's online tutorial for help with MyMichiganTech.

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Before you arrive on campus Arrange for housing (not applicable for online students)

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  Consult with graduate program director and/or advisor for proper course selection

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  Submit your arrival information on MyMichiganTech to notify International Programs and Services (IPS) of your travel plans (International students only)

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  Upload your photo for your HuskyCard (optional)

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When you arrive on campus Obtain a HuskyCard

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  Report to International Programs and Services (international students only)

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  Complete Basic Responsible Conduct of Research Training

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  Submit official proof of previous degrees earned

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  Submit Patent, research, and proprietary rights agreement form on MyMichiganTech

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Every year Provide proof of health insurance or pay for University policy (on campus students only)

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  Obtain a parking permit for any vehicle you desire to park on MTU property

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Every fall and spring semester until your degree is complete Register for courses

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  Pay your bill

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  Confirm your enrollment

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Every summer session you are a supported student, plan to complete your degree, or defend   Register for courses

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  Pay your bill

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  Confirm your enrollment

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First semester Complete Campus Clarity training

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Second semester Select advisor by submitting the Advisor and committee recommendation form (not required for MBA students)

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Second or third academic semester Complete Advanced Responsible Conduct of Research Training

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Semester before planned degree completion Submit Degree schedule to Graduate School

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When you leave campus or complete a degree Submit the Graduate student workspace cleanout form on MyMichiganTech

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Semester of planned degree completion    Submit Commencement application form if you wish to participate in commencement (fall/spring semester only)

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  Submit Degree completion form to Graduate School

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  Pick up diploma folder

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  Pick up Graduate School pin

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Four weeks before your defense Plan for your defense (if you select the practicum option; consult your graduate program director and advisor)

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Finals week of planned degree completion Submit Verification of final degree requirements form

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  Complete Exit Survey

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Within two weeks after the end of the semester Watch your e-mail or MyMichiganTech for notification that your degree is awarded

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Two months after the end of the semester Watch your e-mail for notification that your diploma is ready

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